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captioning funded by cbs it's wednesday, march 16th, 2016. this is the "cbs morning news." a three-man race. donald trump stacks up victories in the republican chase for the white house, knocking marco rubio out, but john kasich's win in ohio puts a new obstacle in the billionaire's path to the nomination. while hillary clinton made huge drives towards becoming the democratic nominee, winning four of the night's contests and closing in on a sweep. commuter chaos in the nation's capital. washington, d.c. shuts down its subway system for an entire day
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with little notice to hundreds of thousands of passengers. and the madness begins. three weeks of basketball mayhem hits off with the first of 67 ncaa tournament games. good morning from the studio 57 newsroom at cbs news headquarters here in new york. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, te morning after critical presidential primaries in five states, hillary clinton has solidified her grip on the democratic nomination. while the republican race seems headed to a convention showdown. donald trump scored big wins in at least three states, including a blowout in florida, and is running neck and neck with ted cruz in missouri. meanwhile, clinton dealt a blow to bernie sanders, taking at least four of yesterday's contests and is winning narrowly in missouri, a race that is still too close to call. thanks to last night's
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victories, clinton picks up nearly 400 new delegates and gives her 1,500 to date which is two-thirds of what is necessary to secure the nomination. don champion is following the democratic race in miami. don, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. it was certainly the kind of night the clinton campaign needed after that shocking loss to bernie sanders in michigan last week. clinton rebounded, once again, handing the vermont senator some heavy losses in the south, while also slowing some of his momentum in the midwest. >> this is another super tuesday for our campaign. >> reporter: hillary clinton scooped up delegates all over the map. her biggest victories in florida and ohio. in florida, where more than half of voters were over the age of 50, clinton won handedly, getting more than three-quarters support. concerns over her past views on trade deals did not seem to hurt her in ohio, where she won amongst voters making less than $50,000 a year.
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>> our campaign is for the steel worker i met in ohio on sunday night who is laid off, but hoping to get back to work. >> reporter: clinton once again received overwhelming support from minority voters, getting more than 70% of the hispanic and latino vote in florida. but perhaps her biggest selling point across the map was her ability to beat donald trump in november. voters in all five states believe she has a better chance than sanders of winning the general election. clinton turned her attention to the gop front-runner. >> when we hear a candidate for president call for rounding up 12 million immigrants and banning all muslims from entering the united states, when he embraces torture, that doesn't make him strong, it makes him wrong. >> reporter: despite his setbacks, sanders remained undaunted.
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>> she has a super pac where among other special interests have received $15 million from wall street. >> reporter: looking ahead at the upcoming calendar, sanders believes the votes in the west will be favorable to his campaign, but as clinton proved last night, she is capable of winning around the map. >> don champion in miami, thanks a lot, don. back to the republicans now. as major garrett reports, it was a big night for donald trump, but not everything he hoped for. >> reporter: despite wins in florida, illinois and north carolina, donald trump did not land the knockout blow that would made him the presumptive republican nominee. he hit a road bump in ohio. john kasich won his home state and all of its 66 delegates, making a contested convention in cleveland more likely than not. >> all i can say is thank you from the bottom of my heart, but i want you to know something, we are going to go -- we are going
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to go all the way to cleveland and secure the republican nomination! >> reporter: it was kasich's first primary win and last stand. he said a loss in his home state would have ended his campaign. he won with a late surge of support from moderates and voters who made up their minds within the last few days. yesterday did end the campaign of florida senator marco rubio. >> while it is not god's plan that i be president in 2016 or maybe ever, and while today my campaign is suspended, the fact that i've even come this far is evidence of how special america truly is. >> reporter: it wasn't supposed to be this way for rubio. once described as the republican savior, rubio was crushed by trump in his home state. the other winner take all contest. trump has a solid lead in delegates and despite what has been a nasty personal campaign, says he is looking forward to unifying the republican party. >> we have a great opportunity and the people that are voting
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are democrats are coming in, independents are coming in and very, very importantly, people that never voted before. it's an incredible thing. >> reporter: so far, trump's closest competition has come from texas senator ted cruz. he finished close to trump in north carolina. >> god bless the great state of north carolina. >> reporter: where he spent time and money. >> every republican has a clear choice. only two campaigns have a plausible path to the nomination -- ours and donald trump's. >> reporter: there are now three republican candidates left in a race that looks like it will continue all the way to cleveland in july. major garrett, cbs news, palm beach, florida. donald trump now has more than 600 delegates of the 1,237 needed for the nomination, though there are more than a thousand delegates still up for grabs, any kind of run by cruz
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or kasich would deny trump an outright victory. cbs news political director and "face the nation" moderator john dickerson says kasich's win in ohio will slow down trump but it's still not clear if it will matter in the end. >> the question on the republican side is whether that speed bump grows into something more. for those who have been a part of the anti-trump movement they see glimmers of hope that they can deny donald trump the number of delegates that needs, 1,237, to get the nomination before the nominating convention in cleveland. if they can deny him that number, then they can work it out in cleveland and have a fight either among ted cruz, who is second in the number of delegates accumulated, or perhaps maybe a long shot spot for john kasich. we will see how much they can make out of this victory for john kasich in the days going forward. for hillary clinton, on the democratic side, it was a big win in two different ways. one, she added to her already
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dominate delegate lead with the big victories, particularly in florida, but also for her, she was able to win to the states that give her momentum, not only winning in the south but also in ohio. so more contests to go for both parties, probably still all the way into june. for cbs news, i'm john dickerson in new york. coming up "cbs this morning," we will have more on the possibility that donald trump is headed to a contested convention in july. president obama could announce his nominee to replace antonin scalia on supreme court as early as today. the president has vetted five possible candidates, including u.s. dricket court judge sri srinivasan who would be the first american indian to serve on the court and a judge on the u.s. kormts court of appeals. the republicans say they will
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block any nomination by the president. the tornadoes are hitting the midwest. high wind advisories and warnings are posted this morning in iowa, illinois, indiana, wisconsin, and ohio. a tornado touched down west of peoria, illinois, damaging several farms. but no injuries are reported. overnight, powerful winds hit east moline, knocking over a truck and some power lines and severely damaging several homes. some residents trapped inside had to be rescued by police and firemen. this morning, washington, d.c.'s metro system is at an absolute standstill. city officials shut it down at midnight for at least 24 hours while crews perform emergency safety inspections on the system's cables. this comes just a day after fire broke out in a metro tunnel. one person died last year in a similar incident. commuters on the nation's second busiest subway system only got half a day's notice to make other plans. >> i fully recognize the hardship this causes to the region and to the commute. >> the shutdown prompted the federal government to grant unplanned days off for
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employees, though, government agencies are officially open. schools will also remain open, those all absences will be excused. apple filed its final court brief in its battle with the fbi before next week's court appearance. apple says the american founding fathers would be appalled by the government's request to have apple unlock an encrypted phone tied to a terrorism case. apple is defying a court order to unlock the phone used in the san bernardino attacks. north korea sentenced an american student to 15 years of hard labor. otto warmbier was convicted and sentenced in a one-hour trial this morning. the university of virginia undergraduate was arrested in january. north korea says warmbier stole a propaganda banner from his hotel. coming up on the "morning news." a guilty plea in a celebrity hacking scandal. a man admits to stealing nude selfies from some of hollywood's biggest names.
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five people on a small private plane are all okay after a landing gear failure. the plane skidded in on its belly last night in van nuys, california. the flight was transferring a patient between medical facilities. a hacker pleads guilty to stealing celebrity nude selfies and changes ahead at the ferguson police department. those are some of the headlines on the morning newsstand. "the new york times" reports an overhaul of the courts and police department is going forward in federal government, missouri. a city council approved reforms ordered by the justice department. a federal investigation found racism in the city's criminal justice system after the deadly shooting of unarmed black teenager michael brown in 2014. the "pittsburgh post-gazette" reports conspiracy
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and child endangerment charges against three former leaders of a roman catholic order in western pennsylvania. prosecutors say they allowed a known sexual predator to molest more than a hundred children. the sanfriscan priests were ordered to turn themselves in by friday. the "los angeles times" reports that a pennsylvania man will plead guilty to hacking the e-mail accounts of hollywood stars. ryan collins is accused of stealing nude photos and videos from more than 120 e-mail accounts, including jennifer lawrence. he could get up to five years in prison. variety" reports an apology for asia jokes during the oscars awards show. some members complained in a letter to the academy about remarks by chris rock and sasha barren cohen. the letter was signed by dozens. the academy award vowed to be more culturally sensitive in future shows. still to come, "indiana jones" whips back into action after harrison ford reprises his
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everything seems so much more exciting when you hear that music, right? even a boring newsroom. on the cbs "moneywatch," "indiana jones" is swinging back in action and it's easier to travel to cuba. hena daniels is at the new york stock exchange with that and more. news that the obama administration will not allow oil drilling in the atlantic ocean is being hailed by environmentalists. it reverses a decision made last year that would have opened up a large area of the coastline to drilling. the oil industry is not pleased. the president of the american petroleum institute says the government's decision, quote, appeases extremists. stocks on wall street ended mix, led by a steep decline in drug company shares. the dow added 22 points. the s&p lost three points and the nasdaq slipped 21. the obama administration lifted the last restrictions on travel to cuba. americans are now permitted to travel on their own with no
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prior permission. the new rules, besides making it easier for family members to see each other, will likely be a boom to cuban tourism. a series of food safety issues took a toll on the bottom line at chipotle. sales dropped over 26% last month, more than expected by analysts. that is its first quarterly loss as a public company. the mexican restaurant chain is working to recover from a salmonella scare and noro virus outbreak. the man with the hat will be back! disney announced that harrison ford and steven spielberg are teaming up to make a fifth "indiana jones" movie. the two previous films made more than 2 billion at the box office worldwide. there is no word on plot details, but disney says the new movie will be released in july of 2019. that is when ford will be 77 years old! >> hopefully, he has been working out. you have to be limber for that role. >> he looked great in "star wars," so i'm sure that will continue. >> he is an icon, right?
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hena daniels at the new york stock exchange, thanks a lot, hena. still ahead. march madness claims its first victims. we will show you who got picked off and who is moving on after the first round. later, the 107-year-old woman who danced at the white house goes for a spin with the harlem globetrotters. th. my dentist has told me your enamel is wearing away, and that sounded really scary to me, and i was like well can you fix it, can you paint it back on, and he explained that it was not something that grows back, it's kind of a one-time shot and you have to care for it. he told me to use pronamel. it's gonna help protect the enamel in your teeth. it allows me to continue to drink my coffee and to eat healthier, and it was a real easy switch to make. you want beautiful whennails.your time to shine introducing the amopé electronic nail care system. file, buff, and shine for effortless, shiny, wow nails. amopé. find it in the footcare aisle.
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,,,, here's a look at today's forecast in some cities around the country. ♪ march madness will cost employers in the united states $4 billion in lost productivity which, you know, they did a study, wherever it is every year, and it's stupid. they are making the assumption that its employees weren't watching the games and tallying
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up their brackets, they would be working. which, if you've ever been in an office, is farther from the truth. if we weren't filling out brackets, we would be on facebook. march madness tipped off with the first four. first up, florida gulf coast university taking on barley dickerson. ftcu won 96-65. next up for the eagles, top seeded unc. a matchup more fit for the sweet 16, wichita state and vanderbilt. in another blowout the shockers got the best of the commodores. 70-50. wichita state gets arizona in the first round. first four continues tonight with holy cross taking on western michigan. the action heads to cbs tomorrow. duke takes on unc-wilmington at noon eastern. speaking of the big dance, virginia mclaurin captured hearts when she distanced with
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a record setting time at the iditarod. dallas seavi finished the thousand-mile dog sled race across alaska in less than eight and a half days. his father was second and the racer's whose sled was attacked by a snowmobiler was third. the tampa bay rays will have a cuban defector on their roster for an exhibition game next tuesday in havana. the rays added outfielder dayron berona to the travel list for the game. the rays will be the only second major league team to play in cuba since 1959. the government is working on
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making self-driving cars on the road. on tuesday, lawmakers got a closer look at the technology. craig boswell reports. >> reporter: it's a glimpse of the road ahead. automakers brought several semiautonomous cars to capitol hill so members of congress could go for a ride. cameras and radar allow the vehicles to steer, brake, and accelerate on their own. >> it's really remarkable how far they have already come with this. >> reporter: but senator jon thune knows the future of the cars that can completely drive on its own. his committee held a hearing looking at what roadblocks need to be cleared to get the vehicles on the road. almost every major automaker is working on the technology, along with google, which has spent years testing the cars. >> this estimates that 38,000 people were killed on america's roads last year and 94% of accidents involve human errors. self-driving cars could help us change that. >> reporter: goog google's chris ermson pointed out that many states have yet to allow self-driving cars on the road. a google lexus suv outfitted for self-driving accidentally hit a city bus last month in california. >> really not ready for
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widespread deployment. >> reporter: mechanical engineering professor believes autonomous cars aren't ready net. she says sensors can't recognize a traffic officer and have difficulty performing in bad weather. >> if you have a case with a sudden downpour or rain or snow, then we worry how the cars will reason. >> reporter: she wants a federal testing program put in place. automakers say they are ready to work with the government to get self-driving cars on the road. craig boswell, cbs news, washington. here is another look at this morning's top stories. donald trump was the winner in three of five states that held primaries yesterday including the big prize, california. john kasich slowed down trump's run for the nomination by winning his home state of ohio and florida senator marco rubio suspended his campaign after losing to trump in his home state. hillary clinton solidified her grip on the democratic nomination by winning four of five primary states yesterday. she now has two-thirds of the delegates needed to clench the democratic nomination. coming up after your local
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news on "cbs this morning," analysis of the primary results. we will hear from cbs news contributor bob schieffer. plus cybersecurity concerns over a new public wi-fi program here in new york city. and discovery of a ship wreck off the coast of oman. that is the "cbs morning news" for this wednesday. thanks for watching. i'm anne-marie green. have a great day. ,,,,
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linda macdonald is captioning for you in real time. good morning, everyone.
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it's wednesday, march 16 already. >> are you sure? >> yes. >> live shot of the bay bridge. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. and happy to have you on board at 4:30. a beautiful day on tap. we have traffic and weather. >> i know what you mean. i was confused all week. sunday i thought it was saturday. yesterday i thought it was monday. >> i was off yesterday. >> happy monday, michelle. >> i always know when it's "hump day"! out the door, we have clear skies and calm winds. we have a beautiful view from san francisco looking due east towards the port of oakland. right now, temperatures not as cold as yesterday. 24 hours ago. but nonetheless 52 san francisco. 47 santa rosa. it's going to be so much warmer today than yesterday. i have the


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